LEADERSHIP

RONALD S. COHEN, PH.D., CEO

Ronald Cohen has served as the Chief Executive Officer of UCP Wheels for Humanity since 2007 and since that time he has been instrumental in the growth and diversity of the organization. Cohen is also the CEO of UCP Wheels’ parent organization, United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties. He established the first community-based group homes for non-ambulatory children with behavioral disorders in the state of California, and is responsible for developing the wide continuum of services UCP provides today. Under his leadership, UCP has grown to be one of the largest not-for-profit organizations serving children and adults with developmental disabilities in California. He is highly regarded as an expert in the field and has testified numerous times before the United States Congress and the California Legislature.

DAVID GRUNWALD, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

David has over 20 years of experience in non-profit management. He served as the CEO for LA Family Housing, where he developed housing and supportive services for homeless individuals and families; and most recently, as the CEO of Affordable Living for the Aging, where he created services and housing for impoverished seniors. While under a contract with USAID, he also worked in Cambodia running the country’s program for labor rights. Prior to his career in the non-profit world, David practiced law for six years.

 

Senior Leadership

Leesa Hagen, Director of Finance & Administration
Keoke King, Director of Social Enterprises
Perth Rosen, Director of Programs
Molly Corbett, Director of Development

Board of Directors

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